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Why can't I download apps? [duplicate]

No matter how many times I clear the data or cache and resart my phone witch is a ZTE it still won't let me download apps.
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Installing Gapps (space problem)

I have installed the custom ROM from TeamWin recovery mode for android 8.1 (don't judge 😋). Everything was installing fine with no errors but then I then installed Gapps, it then told me there is not ...
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How to install core GMS packages on Android 7, EMUi 5.1.1 B223 HEEELP!

I have a Chinese phone and i don't know what to do with that... I have HUAWEI 7 plus ( Android 7, EMUi 5.1.1 B223 ) i need your help!
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Debug android apk network

I am looking for android app network info from 3 months, but fail to debug any third party app. I try many apps as suggest on stackexchange (e.g: OS exchange, network monitor apps) but they only ...
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Why I cannot find google Cantonese input in play store?

I watched this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jqz3Fv9PcRo I want to download the same app, the video was just a few months old. However, I could not find the app. My location is US.
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How do I stop my child installing apps via Google Play's web interface?

For various reasons (probably because I'm not a very good parent :-)) I've needed to use applock by Domobile Lab to prevent my 14 yo from putting viruses on my android phone from Google Play putting ...
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Android Views In Phone Screen [closed]

I wonder that why not use html form instead of using xml to display views (for example buttons, textboxes) on the phone screen in android ?
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I have an old HTC Sense and i am having problems getting market to open or even updating to google play store.

I have an old HTC Sense Android, running 2.3.4, I'm not new to this scene, i currently have a galaxy S6 Active and a S8+, but im still learning, ANYWAY this phone doesnt have service, just wifi, i was ...
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New to this sort of thing: Attempting to figure out a long lost Google account on Android

I am very new to this sort of thing and I am really liking the possibilities that are achievable with Android. I wasn't really at all familiar with this until a few days ago and some of the things ...
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How do I sign in to google without compromising password?

I've got a Lenovo Solo VR headset. I've got a long, randomly generated password for my google account that is pretty much impossible to memorize without an eidetic memory. If you remove the goggles to ...
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What Google services do the Google Pixel phones require using?

What Google services do the Google Pixel phones require using? Or can they be used without using Google products? For example, do they require using a Google account? If so, do they require using ...
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Can anyone tell me what is @pm@ listed under my apps?

I have this app labelled @pm@ listed under my apps & I don't recognize it, can anyone tell me what @pm@ is listed under my apps. It also on the side of app has a grey cloud with a white up arrow ...
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Serveral phones with same AppStore/Google login

I a have a large cluster of phones, about 100, in several places in the world. They are wall mounted, and I cannot access them physically, they all must be in silence (so are configured to reject ...
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For what purpose does the Google Play Store use the PHONE permission?

I noticed that, by default, the current version of the Google Play Store has access to the PHONE permission. For what purpose does the Google Play Store use the PHONE permission?
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Intrusive Google Play Store advertisements appear as soon as I start charging my phone

I get these types of full screen ads as soon as I charge my phone: I don't even have to unlock the screen, the ad sound starts playing as soon as I plug in my phone. In order to get rid of it, I ...
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How do I stop Google Play Store from Popping up (10-15 times a day) and “Suggesting Apps?”

I have a galaxy S7 edge and for the last 3 weeks, I constantly get pop ups from the Google Play store suggesting apps that are in development. I have turned off notifications, but nothing has stopped ...
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Installed app not showing on Play Store

I have a Samsung FGalaxy 7 using Android version 8.0.0. I have an app that is on my list of apps to run (and it does run), but it does not show in Play Store so that I can uninstall it. I tried ...
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Google Play store install button not showing anymore for beta app

I'm working on a game for Android. When pushing a new beta version to testers one is having an issue that the install button no longer appears for them. They had it in previous versions and their ...
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Encrypt and Decrypt USB Flash Drive (Android and Windows)

I was wondering is there any windows application which can encrypt fully a USB Flash drive on windows yet still is able to be read / decrypted when it's plugged to an android phone or vice versa (an ...
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Meizu m3 note started lagging because of Google play services

Recently, my meizu phone started lagging, and after a while, I decided to reinstall my system. After a couple of reinstallations, i realised, the problem was in google services, because my phone ...
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How to force Adobe tracking link in SMS to open Google Play Store app and not the web browser

I am sending a bitly in SMS that masks an Adobe tracking link to download an app. I want the link to open the Google Play app, not the web browser. Is there a way to force this? Given that I can't ...
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Huawei 8 cant download from google play

So one of my apps gives the following message: your device isn't compatible with this version to a Huawei 8 user even though it is marked supported in the google play console. All I have in ...
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What make app to the “top apps”?

I assumed that app is more "top" within its category mostly based on installs (quantity and velocity) and user rates and comments. Probably also slightly some other criteria like android vitals score ...
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How can I set up Google Family Library between two devices if I accidentally previously set them both to Family Manager?

I wanted to set up Google Family Library sharing between my phone and my wife's phone. I began following the setup steps on both devices and when I sent the invitations between them I got the "Can ...
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Google Play won't allow me to update applications

Google Play will not allow me to update my Facebook Application. It keeps saying that I can't update Facebook because of its default location. [1] My phone is an Android 4.4.4, Gualcomm® snapdragon ...
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How to disable auto update Google Play Store and Google Play Service

My phone broken WiFi (couldn't scan WiFi around). So, I have to use phone data. However, I'm having problems with two apps: Google Play Store and Google Play Services usually updating, consume a lot ...
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Is there a SSH client support ssh-dss?

There is a HostKeyAlgorithms ssh-dss in my MacOSX .ssh/config, i need this option in Android SSH client either, is there a SSH client support this?
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Installing the right version of Play Store on my old Android device

I am a Linux user, but only a beginner at dealing with android on a tablet. I have an old Asus Transformer Pad TF300T. It is running android 4.2.1 (which means Jelly Bean according to wikipedia), ...
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Android target API level requirement from late 2018 [closed]

I do not know if this is a correct place where ask the following: I have read on the google play developer console that : In the second half of 2018, Play will require that new apps and app ...
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Google Play on Android 4.2.1 doesn't start up

Phone: Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Android version 4.2.1. Not rooted. I'm trying to resurrect an old phone so I can use it on WiFi while traveling. I haven't used it in a while, and haven't updated it, ...
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Android device doesn't support Google Play Services

I'm using Samsung Galaxy Trend 3 SM-G3502U, having android of version 4.2.2 Since this is a Chinese device, so it was normal to be shipped without GApps. So, I tried to to install the latest version ...
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message saying “disable harmful apps Galaxy apps can damage your device”

I got this message on my Samsung Galaxy trend Plus but not sure what to do. Not very tech savvy anyone got any advice? thank you
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Google Play Store won't download app

Play Store downloads successfully first chosen app, but it get stuck on downloading the second one. There is no error message. Only activity I see is notification of content waiting to be downloaded. ...
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AdMob ads in screenshots for Google Play [closed]

I am developing an application that has some ads using AdMob. What is the recommendation for screenshots when preparing for the Google Play publishment? Should all the ads be removed before taking the ...
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Why in Google Play 10.3.12 I have old layout?

I have Google Play 10.3.12-all [0] [PR] 198814133 on Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (with MIUI 9.5) and earlier I had the new layout of Store, but now I see that the old one came back. Is this related to ...
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Cant download any other app

My ocean t1 can't install any app except Facebook and whatsapp. It says i have insufficient memory every time i try to install another app yet it has RAM of 1.1GB and ROM 8GB I wonder why?
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Where is Voice Recorder in Nokia 8?

I really want to know where is Voice Recorder in Nokia 8. If there isn't any Voice Recorder App in Nokia 8, is there an application on the play store which can work specifically for the Nokia 8 unique ...
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Any way to make a device believe that an app was downloaded from play store?

Is there any way to make a device believe that an app was downloaded from play store, not having to turn off Unknown sources?
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When I remove a payment profile will I still be able do install my purchased apps?

I purchased a few apps a few years ago, and my credit card expired a long time ago. So if i close my payment profile on google play will I still be able to install the apps I purchased?
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How to fix or disable the built-in Google Play 2 factor authentication?

Periodically Google thinks I'm a hacker trying to get into my GMail account, and imposes upon me a sort of 2 factor authentication using my smartphone. The problem is that it doesn't work. It has ...
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Google has a error can't update my WhatsApp and Facebook

Didn't checked WhatsApp in a few days, so I tried clicking into it, I got a message like this version of WhatsApp is too old, please upgrade. I clicked the upgrade button and was led to the google ...
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Will new Play Store minsdk restrictions prevent my phone from accessing new apps?

I was reading an article that states by Nov. 2018, all new apps and new updates for apps on the play store will need to target minsdk level 26, which corresponds to Android 8.0. Does this mean that ...
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Using same google account on multiple devices

So I have a digital signage application installed on my android tv devices, which I install at various offline stores, which show ads at their stores (remotely configured by me) with my apk (...
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Extract app name from app-store:// and intent:// links

From time to time i encounter in links such as: android-app://com.sudaytoz.kakao.wbb/stzkakaowbb/sundaytoz and i want to understand what is their play.google name the previous example answer is: ...
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How to debug Android Pay on Chinese Huawei P20 PRO?

When I try to add a new card to my shiny new Chinese Huawei P20 Pro, I keep getting stuck on the following screen. The build is CLT-AL00. Verifying your card with your bank After a while, I get a ...
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Cisco Webex app on Android 6.0.1 phone

My android phone spec says: 1) Dimensions are 3.00x5.96x0.32 inches 2) Display Resolution - Horizontal and vertical resolution of the primary display - 1080x1920 Installed Cisco webex app from ...
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Google Play Store says “No Connection” for specific apps

Today, I tried to install Kindle on Play Store and encountered the error "No Connection..." on the app page. The connection was really established. More strangely, I could view and even install the ...
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ACer z530 can't access to any apps most in google apps after hard reset

I have Acer z530 phone I decided to do hard reset cause I can't installed any apps in google play , even in apk apps and I can't update any apps but then after I'll do hard reset it got worst :( I ...
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certain apps won't download

the google play store won't open or download certain apps. most apps open fine and have no problem downloading updates, but a few are giving me trouble and not even letting me open their page on ...
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The current version of Firefox is not available from Google Play

I use Lineage OS on a Motorola G4 plus phone. I have Google Play installed and I can install and update all kind of applications (like Stack Exchange for instance). I can also install Firefox but ...